Denmark's Copenhagen Airport stated (24-Oct-2011) it had its busiest summer ever in 2011, reaching a record of 6.5 million passengers (141,000 more passengers than in 2010) across 66,009 takeoffs. More than 85% of all departures were on time, placing Copenhagen Airport among the best performing airports in Europe, according to director of traffic and airside operations Dan Meincke. The airport added that nine out of 10 travellers got through security screening in less than five minutes. [more - original PR]
Copenhagen Airport handles record 6.5 million pax over summer 2011
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